The Chinese government will deepen the restructuring of the administrative
system to improve macro regulation, public services and fight corruption,
according to a release from a State Council executive meeting on Wednesday.
The reform of administrative system is a major task of the country's
political restructuring, said the release from the meeting chaired by Premier
Since 2002 the government has markedly enhanced its capability of
administration and it is now necessary to further improve its governance, the
The State Council decided at the executive meeting three major tasks for the
reform in the near future:
First, improve the institutions and mechanism of macro regulation, especially
the regulation of markets, to ensure fast yet steady growth of the economy;
Second, improve social management and public services and solve outstanding
problems in education, medical care, employment, social security and income
distribution to safeguard social equity and justice and ensure social harmony
and stability; and
Third, enhance supervision to prevent abuse of power, and crack down on
bribery and other corrupt practices.
The State Council also called for controlling government funding for
reception expenses to combat waste and extravagance.